House and Home May 2020
Six Things to Know about the
CARES Act


Amid a pandemic that has the entire nation struggling with its effects, the federal government has approved a $2.2 trillion relief package aimed at helping millions of Americans. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes provisions for unemployment, cash stimulus payments, student loan debt, retirement accounts, and more. Here are the highlights... Read More
Housing Sales Climbed Before COVID-19 Quarantines

After declining slightly in January, existing-home sales rebounded in February, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Except for the Northeast, all regions in the country reported sales gains; increases were particularly high in the West. Over five million homes were sold across the country, marking the strongest February market since 2007. According to... Read More
Household Cleaning Supplies You Should NEVER Mix

Mixing and matching cleaning supplies may seem like a good idea, but there are some cleaning products that should never be combined.

Bleach and Vinegar. Useful for lots of household cleaning chores including scrubbing the toilet and polishing the sink, bleach and vinegar should be kept separate. Mixing these two chemicals creates a chlorine gas... Read More
Tips to Help You Thrive While Social Distancing

As everyone tries to practice social distancing, our daily routines have been shattered. Restaurants and stores are closed. Gyms, movie theaters, and schools are shut down. But cabin fever isn't inevitable?there are plenty of ways to keep busy and enjoy your self-isolation.

1. Start a Garden
According to the American Horticultural Therapy Association, gardening is beneficial and therapeutic. Starting a garden of your own may help relieve pandemic stress. If you don't naturally have a green thumb, start by planting easy-to-grow picks... Read More
Buying and Selling Homes While Social Distancing

Housing inventory is very low, which has been driving up property prices, but buyer interest was up prior to quarantine. Now, social distancing rules are severely hampering real estate transactions. If you're a buyer looking for available properties, or if your home is currently listed, here's some advice:

Get Potential Properties Lined Up
Low mortgage rates are an incentive to buy property right now. Unfortunately, very few homes are being listed, so inventory is limited. If you're a serious buyer, which means... Read More
William Brundage  -  (248) 980-2455 House and Home  -  May 2020 

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